22nd May - Law News

Edition 4163: LawNewsIndex is a UK based daily legal news archive on Law, Lawyers, Law Firms, Justice, Jurisprudence, Legislation, Litigation, Legal Ethics & Human Rights since 2011.


 Focus of the Day Law News/Article:  The Law Commission is recruiting a Public Law and Law in Wales Commissioner. It’s a full-time role for a five-year term beginning in February 2024. Prospective candidates have until 11am on 31 May 2023 to submit their applications. Full story - New Law Journal
Today's Highlighted Video Story: Manchester City are Premier League champions, but questions remain about how the club does business. People don't know if this team, this whole project is based on some wrongdoing in the past, because City stand accused of over 100 breaches of the Premier League's financial rules.

A selection of important developments in the world of law and justice (for a comprehensive look at the news and events, please visit @theLawMap Twitter feed):

Saturday Conversations on Law
  • The state governor had on Wednesday signed into law the first US state-level ban on the app #US
  • Law Pod UK latest episode: Navigating the Reservoir of Retained EU Law - UK Human Rights Blog
  • CILEX lawyers with at least seven years’ experience will be eligible to become recorders, judges of the Upper Tribunal and deputy judges of the Upper Tribunal, the Ministry of Justice has confirmed | NLJ
  • International dispute resolution - London cannot be complacent | Law Gazette
  • UK legal sector turnover increased by 20.8% in March to its highest figure on record of £4.16bn, according to the latest Office for National Statistics figures released this week | NLJ
  • We should study live juries to improve rape trials
  • 'Sunset clause' has gone but threat to key employment rights remains | Law Gazette
  • LawCare, the mental health and wellbeing charity for the legal profession, wants to get the legal profession talking about anxiety | NLJ
  • SME law firms: why time is ticking for the billable hour - Legal Futures
  • Employment lawyers have expressed concerns about government proposals to limit non-compete clauses and water down the Working Time Regulations (WTR) | NLJ